A loan of $4,775 helped a member purchasing fertilizers.

Duteraninkuga No 6 Group's story

Marcianne U., born in Ruhuha in the East Province of Rwanda, is 45 years old, and married with seven children. Her oldest child is 22 years old and her youngest is six. She finished secondary school. She lives with her family in Ruhuha Bugesera. Five of her children attend school.

She belongs to a solidarity group Duteraninkunga No 6; the group members are rice farmers who guarantee each other’s loans. Geredi and his group work in order to support their families and offer them better life conditions as well as to pay school fees for their children. The group has taken out a second loan from Amasezerano Community Banking in order to purchase fertilizers for their field. After harvesting, one part of the produce is sold and the other used by the families.

In this group: Siyaremye, Syprien, Jean, Theoneste, Aloys, Jeanne, Celestin*, Emmanuel, Mathieu*, Velonic, Venant, Bonifride, Marcianne, Innocent, Esperance, Liberatha, Faustin, Mukashema, Evaliste, Ventie*, Anne-Marie*, Joseph, Gerard
*not pictured

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Katharina S

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